Android Overtakes iPhone OS in U.S

Android Overtakes iPhone OS in U.S

It's official this time. NPD's latest smartphone market survey has revealed that there are now more Android mobile phones in the U.S than the iPhone. RIM is still ahead of both Android and iPhone OS but the momentum is certainly with Google's OS. Is this a sign of what's to come in international markets?

Engadget - The Android operating system (OS) continued to shake up the U.S. mobile phone market in the first quarter (Q1) of 2010, moving past Apple to take the number-two position among smartphone operating systems, according to The NPD Group, a leading market research company. NPD's wireless market research reveals that based on unit sales to consumers last quarter the Android operating system moved into second position at 28 percent behind RIM's OS (36 percent) and ahead of Apple's OS (21 percent).

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